Liberal Political News
News from Left Wing Political newspapers and blogs.
1 hr ago | Truthdig
A medical examiner ruled that a police officer's chokehold on unarmed New York City resident Eric Garner last month caused the 43-year-old man's death.
5 hrs ago | Daily Kos
The city medical examiner has ruled the death of Eric Garner, the 43-year-old father whose death in police custody sparked national outrage, a homicide, saying a chokehold killed him.
9 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars
Same KKK, different target. In fact, in its zeal to stop all brown people from crossing the border at all times no matter how miserable their lives were at home, the KKK is reaching out to African-Americans to help them in their quest.
12 hrs ago | Crooks and Liars
There's a crisis at the border-and, no, it's not the Central American refugee children fleeing miserable poverty and violence.
17 hrs ago | War Is A Crime
Humans almost invariably imagine humans to be far more imaginative and original than they are.
The nearly month-long attack by Israeli forces on Gaza has revealed that anti-Arab racism permeates many levels of Israeli society.
Very late on New Years Eve this last year, a gay night club in Seattle was set on fire by a Seattle man, Musab Masmari.
CNN panelists adopted a framework identical to a Republican attack on Democratic Senate candidate Alison Lundergan Grimes, going so far as to argue that Grimes' recent comments could play into the hands of her Republican critics without once mentioning the actual Republican attacks on Grimes that were already underway.
Juanita O'Connell, a 60-year-old Taco Bell employee, has sued the company after she says she was fired for hiring Hispanic employees.
A leader of the Texas House of Representatives referred to children who moved to Texas after Hurricane Katrina using a term viewed by many as a deeply offensive ethic slur.
Eighteen-year-old Anna went off to Hobart and William Smith Colleges in upstate New York last year, where she says she was raped 16 days into her freshman year.
The Ku Klux Klan doesn't want to leave all the immigrant-hating to gun-toting militias and US congressmen .
Within the last month, several liberal and environmental groups have targeted her with campaigns aimed at highlighting her climate positions and the money she's received from the Koch Brothers and other fossil fuel groups.
A Boston man was accused of raping a 17-year-old girl he met at a Keith Urban concert over the weekend.
Earlier this month, The Nation partnered with Know Your IX , a national survivor-run campaign to fight campus sexual violence.
By Kathy Kelly Kabul-Last week, here in Kabul, the Afghan Peace Volunteers welcomed activist Carmen Trotta, from New York, who has lived in close community with impoverished people in his city for the past 25 years, serving meals, sharing housing, and offering hospitality to the best of his ability.
New maps released Tuesday illustrate the toll climate change and pollution are taking on several communities in Los Angeles, many of the same areas that also hold the greatest potential for clean energy investment.
Updated: Fri Aug 01, 2014 08:13 pm
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC